Depression in the Elderly

Fight depression in the elderly Seven million people over the age of 65 have some degree of clinical depression, and only 10 percent of them receive treatment for it, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. It’s a major problem that everyone should be aware of, especially if they’re elderly or have elderly relatives... Read More

Living Wills

It Takes a Village Protect yourself and your family with a living will I’ve seen it too often: someone becomes catastrophically ill so that they’re no longer able to make their own health care decisions, and their families and physicians are left to figure out what this person would want—whether extreme measures should be taken... Read More

CNA Career Paths

It Takes a Village Caring for our elders is both a great career and a rewarding personal journey The job market is starting to improve, fortunately for many folks who have been out of work for months and even years. But it hasn’t completely turned around, and many are still looking. Let me suggest something... Read More